Wes McWhorter (voices, guitars, bass, wurlitzer, et. al.) and Terry Derkach(guitars, soundscapes, bass, et. al.) established their songwriting philosophy over burritos and cervezas in San Francisco's seedy Mission District in early 1997. That philosophy was / is to craft songs that people can understand musically, relate to lyrically and be moved by emotionally.
Nothing too complex - just complete honesty through music.
This evocative and passionate duo are fabricating songs with a vibe as rich in texture and heart as they are heavy in groove and emotion. They're both quick to pay respects to influences as diverse as the Beatles, Flat & Scruggs, Emmylou Harris, Marvin Gaye, Peter Gabriel, Radiohead, Jeff Buckley, Nusrat Fateh Ali Kahn, Miles Davis and many more.
They continue to seduce their audiences over and over again with their recordings and live performances, and set the tone with their engaging style and feel. McWhorter and Derkach know that what binds them ultimately is a love of music, a lust for life and the thrill of performing live (Arlene Grocery, Baby Jupiter, CB's Gallery, Electric Lounge, Steamboat 1874, Hotel Utah, Paradise Lounge)! Their unique friendship and commitment to speading love and truth to all they encounter is what puts them in a class by themselves!
See or hear them once, and you will become an instant fan.
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